Definitions for "Salvage therapy"
Keywords:  regimens, rescue, respond, therapy, hiv
A treatment effort for people who are not responding to, or cannot tolerate the preferred, recommended treatments for a particular condition. In the context of HIV infection, drug treatments that are used or studied in individuals who have failed one or more HIV drug regimens, including protease inhibitors. In this case, failed refers to the inability to achieve and sustain low viral load levels.
Second-line therapy; used to treat disease that has not responded to initial therapy or relapsed disease.
a treatment strategy for managing HIV in people who have developed resistance to existing therapies.
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